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Science Olympiad Foundation announced Exam Dates for Olympiads 2018

Jul 2, 2018 19:19 IST
    SOF Scholarship Exams 2018
    SOF Scholarship Exams 2018

    Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF) has announced exam dates for Scholarship Olympiads conducted for students from Class 1st to Class 12th. The students who want to appear in SOF Olympiads can register themselves with online application for SOF exams available at their schools. For participating in the Olympiads, the schools have to register themselves in online mode for Science Olympiad Foundation, and then get the downloadable the application form for SOF Olympiads. The students can get SOF application form from school and register for the olympiads. SOF does not accept individual application forms from students for participating in the olympiads.   

    Key Features of SOF Olympiads –

    • The students are awarded cash prizes/scholarships, Medals and Certificate of Performance Recognition.
    • For every SOF Olympiad, at least 5 students should participate from the registered schools.
    • There is no registration fee for School’s registration and the school will become an exam centre for SOF Olympiad. Though, the students taking part in the SOF Olympiads have to pay a nominal fee for registration.
    • There are multiple dates for each SOF Olympiad and the participating school can select their convenient date for conducting the Olympiads from the specified dates.
    • Though the dates may be same for conducting SOF Olympiad of all classes, the syllabus and question paper is different.
    • The test papers are based on syllabus prescribed by CBSE, ICSE and State Education Board only.
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    Important Dates of SOF Olympiads 2018 –

    Olympiad Name

    Exam dates

    SOF International GK Olympiad

    September 11th and 25th, 2018

    SOF International English Olympiad

    October 4th, 11th and 23rd, 2018

    SOF National Science Olympiad

    November 1st, 15th and 27th, 2018

    SOF International Mathematics Olympiad

    December 4th, 13th and 18th, 2018

    SOF National Cyber Olympiad

    December 20th, 2018 and January 31st, 2019

    SOF International Company Secretaries Olympiad

    December 20th, 2018 and January 31st, 2019

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    National Cyber Olympiad (NCO):

    The National Cyber Olympiad conducted by SOF for students who are academically good in Computer Science subject. The SOF NCO is conducted at the participating schools itself and in paper-based test mode only during the school timings. Know more about SOF NCO as mentioned below –

    Classes – for Class 1st to Class 12th students

    Exam Duration – 60 minutes

    Test Medium – English only

    Type of Questions – Objective type questions

    Number of Questions – For class 1st to 4th, there are 35 MCQs and for Class 5th to Class 12th, there are 50 MCQs.

    Subjects – There are three sections in the question paper of SOF Cyber Olympiad i.e. Section 1: Logical Reasoning, Section 2: Computers and Information Technology and Section 3: Achievers Section

    National Science Olympiad (NSO):

    The Science Olympiad by SOF is conducted in two levels for Class 1st to Class 12th students. The level 1 exam of SOF Science Olympiad is conducted at Schools for Class 1st to Class 12th and Level 2 is conducted for students studying in Class 3rd to Class 12th for and will include -

    1. Top 5% students who participated and qualified level 1
    2. Top 25 rank holders class-wise and zone-wise
    3. Toppers from the classes, where at least 10 students participated in the exam and scored 50% marks in the exam

    Classes – for Class 1st to Class 12th students

    Test Medium – English only

    Exam Duration – 60 minutes

    Type of Questions – Objective type questions

    Number of Questions – For class 1st to 4th, there are 35 MCQs and for Class 5th to Class 12th, there are 50 MCQs.

    Subjects

    • For class 1st to 10th – Section 1: Logical Reasoning, Section 2: Science and Section 3: Achievers Section
    • For class 11th and 12th - Section 1: Physics/Chemistry, Section 2: Achievers Section and Section 3: Mathematics/Biology

    International Mathematics Olympiad (IMO):

    SOF Mathematics Olympiad is also conducted at two levels i.e. level 1 exam conducted at Schools for Class 1st to Class 12th and Level 2 is conducted for students studying in Class 3rd to Class 12th and includes -

    1. Top 5% students who participated and qualified level 1
    2. Top 25 rank holders class-wise and zone-wise
    3. Toppers from the classes, where at least 10 students participated in the exam and scored 50% marks in the exam

    Exam Duration – 60 minutes

    Classes – for Class 1st to Class 12th students

    Test Medium – English only

    Type of Questions – Objective type questions

    Number of Questions – 35 MCQs for class 1st to 4th and, 50 MCQs for Class 5th to 12th.

    Subjects – There are four sections in the question paper of SOF Mathematics Olympiad as under –

    Section 1: Logical Reasoning
    Section 2: Mathematical Reasoning
    Section 3: Everyday Mathematics
    Section 4: Achievers Section

    International English Olympiad (IEO):

    SOF International English Olympiad is also conducted at two levels i.e. level 1 conducted at Schools for Class 1st to Class 12th and Level 2 is conducted for students studying in Class 3rd to Class 12th for  -

    1. Top 5% students who participated and qualified level 1
    2. Top 25 rank holders class-wise and zone-wise
    3. Toppers from the classes, where at least 10 students participated in the exam and scored 50% marks in the exam

    Classes – for Class 1st to Class 12th students

    Test Medium – English only

    Exam Duration – 60 minutes

    Type of Questions – Objective type questions

    Number of Questions – For class 1st to 4th, there are 35 MCQs and for Class 5th to Class 12th, there are 50 MCQs.

    Subjects – There are four sections in the question paper of SOF International English Olympiad as mentioned below –

    Section 1: Word & Structure Knowledge
    Section 2:  Reading
    Section 3: Spoken & Written Expression
    Section 4: Achievers Section

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    International Company Secretaries Olympiad (ICSO):

    The International Company Secretaries Olympiad is conducted for class 11th and 12th students only. The Olympiad is based on the syllabus of Commerce subjects as prescribed by the affiliated education board of the participating school.  

    Classes – for Class 11th and 12th students

    Test Medium – English only

    Type of Questions – Objective type questions

    Number of Questions –There are 50 MCQs in the questions paper for five subjects.

    Subjects – There are five sections in the question paper of SOF ICSO i.e. –

    Section 1: Quantitative Analysis Reasoning
    Section 2: Economics
    Section 3: Business Studies
    Section 4: Accountancy
    Section 5: Achievers Section

    International General Knowledge Olympiad (IGKO):

    The SOF General Knowledge Olympiad is conducted at participating schools for Class 1st to Class 10th students only.

    Classes – for Class 1st to Class 10th students

    Test Medium – English only

    Type of Questions – Objective type questions

    Number of Questions – For class 1st to 4th, there are 35 MCQs and for Class 5th to Class 12th, there are 50 MCQs.

    Subject – The test paper of SOF GK Olympiad is based on Class 1st to 10th General Knowledge level only.

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